Welcome to Brad Arsenault's open-source URL shortener!

see more info down below to learn more about what this does

Shorten A URL


Short Code? (optional)

User (Number)


Short Code (SC)


Redirect TinyUrl (Plaintext) Webpage (Stats) JSON (Stats)

This code, all written in Perl, is a sum of a about 10 hours of work, starting in early February 2010.

This service, probably unlike many, is entirely Perl (and CSS and HTML and jQuery for Ajax). No PHP.

So, without further adieu, here is how this works:

For you, the user:

I offer the following: The first form (shorten a URL): The second form (expand a URL):

Geek-y information follows...

Interested? Check here for more information about this project.